Butter Gap Trail

At A Glance


2.7 mi one-way

Difficulty Rating: 4.8 (Moderate)
Steepness: Climbs Moderately
Tread Condition: Some Obstacles
Lowest Elevation: 2590
Highest Elevation: 3280
Total Elevation Gain: 1040
Blaze Color: Blue
Trail Number: 123


Scenic. Starts in Pickelsimer Fields; a flat, grassy area with crystal clear streams meandering through. Typical streamside trail further along. Trailside waterfall. Stiff climb up to Butter Gap; passes headwaters of the stream.

Intersecting Trails

  • Art Loeb Bypass
  • Art Loeb Section 1
  • Cat Gap Loop
  • Long Branch
  • This trail is located in the Davidson River area. For a list of all the trails in that area, see the Davidson River trails list page.

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    Trail Segments

    Trails are often made up of several connecting paths which may have different characteristics, allowed uses, and seasons. This trail is divided into multiple segments as follows:

    Grogan Creek Falls to Butter Gap

    • Allowed Uses: Hiking, Mountain Biking
    • Length: 1.47 mi

    Cat Gap Loop Tr. (Picklesimer Fields) to Long Branch Tr.

    • Allowed Uses: Hiking, Mountain Biking
    • Length: 0.54 mi

    Long Branch Tr. to Grogan Creek Falls

    • Allowed Uses: Hiking, Mountain Biking
    • Length: 0.51 mi

    Total Calculated Length: 2.52 mi

    This value is derived from our underlying map data, and it may not match officially published information.



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